Boiled Egg Stew (Ye’tekekele Enqulal Wet

Source: The Recipe of Love
Made: December 11, 2013
Yield: 8 servings
Time to make: 50 minutes.

There are several recipes in this book which feature the addition of hard-boiled eggs. But basically, this is a sort of Sloppy Joe recipe of ground beef cooked in a sauce and served over the bread of your choice.  Quite easy to make as long as you have your ingredients out and handy.  From your Ethiopian pantry items you will need Berbere Dilhie, Garlic and Ginger Mix, and Spiced Butter.

Boiled Egg Stew

Boiled Egg Stew

Ye’tekekle Enqulal Wet (Boiled Egg Stew)
8 boiled eggs, peeled
4 Tbsp. spiced butter
1 lb. ground beef, boiled
3 tomatoes, blanched and chopped
1 medium red onion, chopped
2 Tbsp. berbere dilhie
1 Tbsp. allspice
4 Tbsp garlic and ginger mixture
2 Tbsp. red wine
Sea salt to taste

Brown the onion in water only.
Add the berbere dilhie and cook for 15 minutes.
Add the spiced butter and garlic-ginger mix and cook 5 minutes more.
Add the meat, stirring continuously to keep from burning.
Add the tomatoes, lower the heat and simmer for 10 minutes.
Add the allspice, salt and red wine and stir for 5 minutes more.
Pierce the eggs with a fork and add to the sauce.
Let simmer for 5 minutes.
Serve hot or cold with a bread of your choice

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